Friday, March 29, 2013
Well, When You See the World From That Perspective...
A poll by the Pew Research Center finds 48% of American Christians believe Jesus is almost here and will show up within the next 40-years. Only 38 % rule it out or find that improbable. The remaining 14% were caught up in rapture over the resurrection of the Hostess Twinkie and the Twinkies delicious companion treat, the Ding Dong.
Which invites the question of whether our fundamentalist prime minister, of the hard-core variety of Christian, likewise is betting the farm (and our kids' future) on a speedy return of Jesus? If so that would go a long way to explaining his utter indifference to looming environmental perils. Why worry, be happy. Meanwhile, have one of these:
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I have a hunch that if "Jesus" really did return he'd leave immediately saying wtf have all these people done in my name. Would be nice though if he took these "Christians" with him so the rest of us would never have to listen to this crap ever again.
Yeah well their notion of Jesus is pretty well tailored to suit their preferences. It's why Chris Hedges has opined that there are literally hundreds of "Jesus" in the U.S., each crafted to conform to various groups' ideologies. It's sort of like the flip side of the business about how we're created in the Creator's image.
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